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A Liturgy of Carols for the
First Sunday after Christmas
by The Rev. Thomas L. Weitzel
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
The Fourth Day of Christmas (2008)
Entrance Hymn "Joy to the World"
A. The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light.
C. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.
A. Those who dwelt in the land of deep darkness, on them has light shined.
C. We have beheld Christ's glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father.
A. For to us a child is born, to us a Son is given.
C. In him was life, and the life was the light of humanity.
Hymn of Praise "Oh, Come, All Ye Faithful"
Salutation and Prayer of the Day
Psalm (spoken in unison)
Hymn "Away in a Manger"
Hymn of the Day "Go Tell It on the Mountain"
Offertory Hymn "Lo! How a Rose" or "What Child Is This"
Prayer of the Church
P. May the Word made Flesh, Father, + Son and Holy Spirit, bless us and keep us now and forever.
Closing Hymn "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing